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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -16.6°   Azimuth: 212.6°   Direction: South-South-West

HR3037 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR3037 visual magnitude is 5.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR3037 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR3037 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR3037 star
DSS2 image of HR3037. The red arrow shows the motion of HR3037 during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR3037


HR3037 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -16.6°
Azimuth: 212.6°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR3037

HR3037 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR3037 are provided in the following table:

07h 47m 31s
-46° 36’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR3037 in the sky:

Finder chart HR3037 star
Simplified finder chart for HR3037.

Visibility of HR3037 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR3037 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR3037 from the Sun and relative movement

HR3037 is distant 1,671.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

512.82 pc
1,671.79 ly
34 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR3037

HR3037 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR3037 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR3037. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR3037